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World Heritage Site #668: Angkor

World Heritage Site #668: Angkor

Date of Inscription: 1992 Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)(iv) Province Siem Reap N13 25 60 E103 49 60 Local Weather Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 km2, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th […]

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Angkor Wat: Location and Map

Angkor Wat: Location and Map

GPS Coordinates: N13.412246, E103.865519 Tourist maps download 1. Angkor Temple Map by TourismCambodia.com 2. The Temples of Angkor site map 3. Siem Reap city map by TourismCambodia.com 4. Sieam Reap detailed city map by Canby Publications.

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Angkor Wat: Travel Tip

Angkor Wat: Travel Tip

You can fly to Siem Reap from several Asian cities, including Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. There’s also a short flight from Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, on Bangkok Air. Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor Wat, is about three miles south of the main temple. If you like the water, you can […]

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Angkor Wat Sunset Location Finder

Angkor Wat Sunset Location Finder

In order to to limit damage to the complex due to over crowded visitors during the sunset sightseeing, a website named Angkor Sunset Finder, will give tourists recommendations for where in the 400 square km complex one can watch spectacular sunsets. Only a handful of well-publicized spots from which to watch the setting sun attract […]

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Cambodia through the lens

Cambodia through the lens

By KC Wong Going to Cambodia was my wife’s idea: She thought that taking our children to a developing country would help to widen their horizons beyond theme parks and fun rides. We decided to focus just on Siem Reap to have more time to explore this ancient city. it was a wise decision. We […]

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Kingdom of the Khmers

Kingdom of the Khmers

By WAYNE JOHNSON The Angkor Wat and its surroundings exude an other-worldly feel. SIEM REAP is the gateway to one of the true Wonders of the World. The Angkor complex – particularly Angkor Wat temple itself – is one of the few places in the world which lives up to all the superlatives heaped upon […]

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A holiday in ruins

A holiday in ruins

The Phuket News – Friday, 25th Nov 2011 05:23 TRAVEL: “I know why you don’t have a boyfriend,” the 12-year-old souvenir seller tells me as she follows me down the road. I’m dreading the answer, knowing it surely won’t be good for my self esteem. “Why?” I ask her with caution. “It’s because you don’t […]

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Teh Tarik in Siem Reap

Teh Tarik in Siem Reap

| | | | | | | Where’s the best place in Siem Reap to enjoy a glass of Malaysian-style teh tarik? The D’Halal Cafe of course! It’s located in Explorers House guesthouse at Street Mondol I in Sangkat Svaydangkum and Malaysians working in Cambodia swear it’s the closest thing to home. If you happen […]

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Plea to Russia for temple aid

Plea to Russia for temple aid

Tuesday, 01 November 2011 12:01 Bridget Di Certo Without an increase in international assistance, the Kingdom’s stunning Angkorian-era temples would be at the mercy of nature and human neglect, Council of Ministers officials said yesterday. Deputy Prime Minister Sok An last Wednesday encouraged a group of visiting Russian diplomats to contribute to the restoration of […]

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